Register now: TRD Boot Camp

June 29th, 2021

Registration is open for the TRD Boot Camp taking place on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at Classic Tents & Events in Norcross, Ga. The program lineup includes: Basics of tenting, safety and personal protective equipment (PPE)Staking and ballasting techniquesTent repairHands-on practice: Frame tent install; small structure install; and other interactive tenting exercises. These one-day training events […]

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Saunders joins Champion Thread Company

June 28th, 2021

Champion Thread Company (CTC), a producer and marketer of industrial sewing threads, engineered yarns and other textile and sewn products accessories, has hired John Saunders as its manufacturing manager. Leveraging decades of industry experience and knowledge, Saunders, a third-generation thread and yarn expert, will participate in and provide guidance to all CTC product and manufacturing […]

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Field joins Point of Rental Software

June 24th, 2021

Point of Rental Software has hired Jim Field as its new business development manager. Field will head a small group aimed at touting the company’s abilities to handle businesses in the construction sector. He has more than 30 years of experience managing businesses, split evenly among the hire industry and the construction industry. Previous to […]

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IFAI launches online community CONNECT

June 18th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched CONNECT by IFAI, an online community that will facilitate valuable networking among industry peers and support industry-wide conversations. “One of many things the last year has taught us is the importance of connection and networking. With this in mind, we’re excited to launch our newest IFAI member benefit, CONNECT […]

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Rental Equipment Investment Corp. acquires Rent Me Rentals

June 14th, 2021

Rental Equipment Investment Corp. (REIC) has purchased all the assets and business of Rent Me Rentals Inc. (RMR), a two-location equipment sales and rental company based in Cle Elum, Wash., with an additional location in Yakima, Wash. REIC is an equipment rental holding company which now has 30 locations in eight states. “RMR is an […]

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AATCC launches call for presentations for Digital Textile Printing Conference

June 10th, 2021

Presentation topics are now being accepted for the December 2021 Digital Textile Printing Conference co-sponsored by AATCC and PRINTING United Alliance. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the conference delivers relevant, cutting edge content. The 2021 conference program will focus on solutions-based topics in the following areas: Global market conditions and economic forecasts for digital […]

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FleetUp and Alert partner to provide new software integration

June 7th, 2021

FleetUp and Alert have partnered to improve communication between rental companies and customers. FleetUp integrates into Alert’s software to automate the most important parts of the delivery process, giving dispatch, drivers and customers real-time shipment GPS locations and ETAs. “We’re delighted to partner with FleetUp to bring even more value to Alert’s Dispatcher Dashboard. Our […]

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Perspective: Scott Sutherland, Olympic Tent/Tacoma Tent & Awning

June 1st, 2021

“I love risks and rewards, problem solving, creative engineering and providing a family work environment,” says Scott Sutherland, president of Olympic Tent and Tacoma Tent & Awning. Photo by Rick Dahms. In the summer of 2020, Scott Sutherland was elated with record-shattering sales, but he was also in a situation he had never imagined: out […]

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Putting the “art” in state-of-the-art

June 1st, 2021

Rainier Tent helped the Mercer Museum turn a large patio space into a dynamic event space. Photos courtesy of Rainier Tent. Rainier Tent designs and installs a custom tent for a historic museum.  The Mercer Museum, a 6-story concrete castle located in Doylestown, Penn., is recognized as a National Historic Landmark and home to more […]

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Game-changing service

June 1st, 2021

REVELXP set up multiple tents for the 2018 AUHCC Oktoberfest, an annual festival featuring traditional German fare, craft beer and wine, music and more, held at Auburn University’s Ag Heritage Park, in Auburn, Ala. Photos courtesy of REVELXP. Customer service, collaboration and creativity spell success. by Cathy Broberg It turns out that tailgating can be […]

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